Ryan Britt

Ryan Britt is the entertainment editor at Fatherly and a contributing writer for Inverse.

He is also the author of three non-fiction books: "Luke Skywalker Can’t Read and Other Geeky Truths," (2015), “Phasers On Stun! How the Making and Remaking of Star Trek Changed the World” (2022), and the forthcoming book “The Spice Must Flow: The Journey of Dune,” (Fall 2023); all from Plume Books (Penguin Random House.) His other writing has been published with the New York Times, Den of Geek, SyFy Wire, VICE, StarTrek.com and elsewhere.

Ryan is represented by the Fischer-Harbage Literary Agency and lives in Portland, Maine with his wife and daughter.

The Cruelest Season

18 Reasons Why Summer Sucks for Parents

Summer was so much fun! And then you had a kid.

On a Roll

'Paw Patrol' Drops Surprise Cat-Centric Spin-Off Movie; 'Cat Pack'

Here’s how you can watch the new feline-centric Paw Patrol spinoff movie.

The Force

'Obi-Wan Kenobi' Proved Luke Skywalker's Real Dad Isn't Darth Vader

This is the best dad in Star Wars.

Brand New Retro

26 Years Later, 'Beavis and Butt-Head' Finally Get A Movie Sequel

You can watch the new 'Beavis and Butt-Head Do the Universe' right now. Plus, where to stream the old show.

The Force

What’s the Best Order to Watch Star Wars Movies for the First Time?

Here are some watch-order options for your next Star Wars binge.

Watch Together

Yes! Weird Al Just Crashed 'LEGO Star Wars Summer Vacation'

Weird Al Yankovic just dropped his first Star Wars spoof song in 23 years! (And the new Disney+ special doesn’t look half bad either.)

Date Night

'Jerry & Marge Go Large' Is the Feel-Good 'Breaking Bad'

We didn't know we needed this.

The Chosen One

Hayden Christensen On Darth Vader, Millennial Star Wars Fans, & Fatherhood

17 years after he turned to the dark side, the real-life Anakin Skywalker is a humble inspiration to us all.

Reading Into Movies

Read the Chilling Short Story ‘Spiderhead’ Is Based On Free Online Now

Brush up on your George Saunders ahead of the new Hemsworth cyberpunk flick.

007 and Chill

Where to Watch Every Single James Bond Movie Streaming Right Now

Shaken, stirred, streaming on your phone, laptop, or TV; here's where to find Bond movies online.

Fatherly Turntable

Liam Gallagher's New Album Sounds Better Than Oasis

C'Mon You Know proves that the Britpop icon’s voice is only getting better with age.

Kids Movies For Adults

The 10 Saddest Pixar Movies Ranked by How Sad They Are

We know Pixar movies are great for the whole family. But, you don’t always want to just put all these movies on for casual viewing. Here are the 10 saddest Pixar movies, ranked.

Streaming Sorcery

'Doctor Strange 2' Will Hit Disney+ Hella Early

That was fast!

The Force

'Obi-Wan Kenobi' Has the Best Star Wars Parents Ever

The new Disney+ show features something Star Wars never has: good parents.

Old Friends

The 25 Best 1997 Movies That Somehow Aren't 'Titanic'

The best year for movies, ever?

Danger Zone

The Pain and Glory of 'Top Gun' Nostalgia

Maverick is back. But he also never left.

Deeper Magic

The Best Harry Potter Alternatives For Kids Who Love Fantasy

Go beyond Hogwarts without the need for Narnia.

Superhero Date Night

Hilarious 'Thor: Love and Thunder' trailer finally gives us a Marvel rom-com

Superhero movies will never be the same!


Selena Gomez Killed It Hosting ‘SNL’. Here are the 5 Best Sketches

Maybe Barney wasn't so bad.

Fatherly Turntable

The New Arcade Fire Is a Perfect Bittersweet Catharsis For Parents Everywhere

Cry like you mean it.